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Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Phoenix Arizona
Greenberg Glusker Los Angeles California
Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney, LLP Sacramento California
Ferris & Britton, A Professional Corporation San Diego California
Buchman Provine Brothers Smith LLP Walnut Creek California
Brody Wilkinson PC Southport Connecticut
Bivins & Hemenway, P.A. Valrico Florida
Krevolin & Horst, LLC Atlanta Georgia
Elias, Meginnes & Seghetti, P.C. Peoria Illinois
Jones Obenchain, LLP South Bend Indiana
Strauss Troy Covington Kentucky
Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett Baton Rouge Louisiana
Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett New Orleans Louisiana
Thomas & Libowitz, P.A. Baltimore Maryland
Rudolph Friedmann LLP Boston Massachusetts
Demorest Law Firm, PLLC Detroit Michigan
Demorest Law Firm, PLLC Royal Oak Michigan
Sklar Williams PLLC Las Vegas Nevada
Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C. Roseland New Jersey
Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP Binghamton New York
Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer LLP New York New York
Barton LLP New York New York
Trevett Cristo P.C. Rochester New York
Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. Charlotte North Carolina
Strauss Troy Cincinnati Ohio
Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP Cleveland Ohio
James, Potts & Wulfers, Inc. Tulsa Oklahoma
Rothman Gordon Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Prince Yeates Salt Lake City Utah
Goodman Allen Donnelly Glen Allen Virginia
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC Harrisonburg Virginia
Goodman Allen Donnelly Norfolk Virginia
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC Harrisonburg West Virginia
Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. Milwaukee Wisconsin
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Koffman Kalef LLP Vancouver Canada
Pullan Kammerloch Frohlinger Lawyers Winnipeg Canada
Greenspoon Bellemare Montreal Canada
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Badeni, Cantilo, Laplacette & Carricart Buenos Aires Argentina
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Lansky, Ganzger + partner Vienna Austria
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Barcellos Tucunduva Advogados Sao Paulo Brazil
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García Magliona y Cia. Abogados Santiago Chile
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Hengtai Law Offices Shanghai China
HJM Asia Law & Co LLC Guangzhou China
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Pinilla, González & Prieto Abogados Bogotá Colombia
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Guardia Montes & Asociados San José Costa Rica
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Vukmir & Associates Zagreb Croatia
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Dr. Frühbeck Abogados S.L.P. Havana Cuba
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Sánchez y Salegna Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
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Vatier Paris France
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WINHELLER Attorneys at Law & Tax Advisors Frankfurt am Main Germany
Brödermann Jahn Hamburg Germany
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Füsthy & Mányai Law Office Budapest Hungary
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FDL Studio legale e tributario Milan Italy
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Njoroge Regeru & Company Nairobi Kenya
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Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Tijuana Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Ciudad Juárez Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Guadalajara Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Mexico City Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton San Pedro Garza García Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Queretaro Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Matamoros Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Reynosa Mexico
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Russell Advocaten B.V. Amsterdam Netherlands
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Giwa-Osagie & Company Lagos Nigeria
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Llona & Bustamante Abogados San Isidro Perú
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Estrella, LLC San Juan Puerto Rico
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HJM Asia Law & Co LLC Singapore Singapore
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Dr. Frühbeck Abogados S.L.P. Madrid Spain
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Vangard Law Stockholm Sweden
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Suter Howald Rechtsanwälte Zürich Switzerland
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Formosan Brothers Taipei Taiwan
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Yamaner & Yamaner Law Office Taksim Turkey
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Grischenko & Partners Kyiv Ukraine
Grischenko & Partners Odessa Ukraine
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Marriott Harrison LLP London United Kingdom

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M&A Law

Mergers and Acquisitions embody the area of law that involves the acquisition of or merging of a corporation of one or more others and/or any of various methods of combining two or more organizations.

Merger and acquisitions are mainly governed by federal law and reviewed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) before being consummated. Section 7 of the Clayton Act grants these government agencies the legal authority to review mergers, set the rules on how the parties report their transactions to the government and how the transactions are evaluated. Section 7 of the Act prohibits mergers and acquisitions that may substantially lessen competition or potentially create a monopoly.

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) grants the DOJ and FTC the authority to evaluate the reporting of the mergers and acquisitions. Under the HSR Act the merging parties cannot acquire voting securities or assets without first filing a Pre-merger Notification and Report Form (typically, if the transaction meets specific size-of-person and size-of-transaction tests), and they have to wait until the appropriate waiting period expires (30 days – 15 days for cash tender offers). The HSR Act also has rules on how the parties report the transactions under the framework of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines, which provides rules on how mergers are evaluated for potential anticompetitive effect, product market, geographic market, market concentration, entry analysis and other factors.